Pesto

Diane Audette

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@archangel888

Home made pesto is so much better than the prepared kind, though there are some good brands. Someone gave me quite a bit of fresh basil from their garden, and so I made this pesto sauce for dinner. It's easy to make and delicious!


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Serves:

8-10

Prep:

30 Min

Method:

Food Processor

Ingredients

8 c
loosely packed, fresh basil leaves
1 c
grated parmesan cheese
1/2 c
extra virgin oilive oil
4 oz
pine nuts
6 clove
fresh garlic

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine half of the basil, cheese, garlic, and pine nuts in a food processor. Process until thoroughly chopped and blended.
2
Add half of the oil and blend until mixture becomes a paste. Add the remaining ingredients and continue to blend until completely mixed and it resembles a fairly smooth paste.
3
Use 1-2 Tbsp per plate of hot cooked pasta. Season to taste. Enjoy! Makes a little over a cup of pesto sauce.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #sauce, #FRESH, #herbs